Hi All, I'mm looking for support from fellow fathers and anyone else who can help. I'm a married 35 year old dad with a 3 year old boy and expecting number 2 at the end of the year. My issue is that I simply don't know how to to dad and husband. I treat my wife and son like gold which my wife is absolutely grateful for but I constantly overdo it and exhaust myself and end most days with anxiety and stress. All of the dad's I know are rude to their wives and put themselves first neglecting their kids and it bothers me that they seem the happiest. While working from home last year I started taking my son for drives at 6am (he's up by 5 most days) and come home with no time for a shower and breakfast so I start the day with anxiety. When I finish at 4:30 I take him out again and usually exhausted when I get home. I do this to give my wife time and she's told me I don't have to but I just want to help and not be like my other friends who neglect their families. I want to help my family but I've neglected myself to the point of nothing makes me happy anymore, I find life just routine and don't enjoy living anymore and I can't remember the last time anything excited me.
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